Jammu: Deputy Commissioner, Sushma Chauhan, convened a meeting to review progress on expansion of Jammu Airport project here today.
Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Chander Parkash besides senior officers from JDA, JMC, PDD, PHE, PWD and AAI were present in the meeting.
Threadbare discussion was held regarding various issues including progress on under construction structures, felling of trees along the runway, handover of land to Airport Authority, land possession and other related issues.
The concerned officer apprised the DC of status of progress achieved, bottlenecks, demolishing of pending structures and compensation disbursement in their respective jurisdictions.
The DC asked the executing agencies to remove the bottlenecks and expedite the pace of work to meet the timelines. She also asked the concerned officers to provide tree free and structure free land to Airport Authority at the earliest so that they can execute their work in smooth and steady manner without any hindrance.
DC asked the officers of Airport Authority to immediately take possession of provided land, once the administration hand it over to them. She asked them to do proper fencing of the land so that it is not re-encroached.
Emphasizing on adherence to quality specification and timely completion of the projects, DC directed the concerned departments to work in synergy and ensure regular monitoring of the work. He also called for maintaining inter-department coordination which is vital for expediting the pace of development works.